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- ISBN: 9780547540450 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
Eleanor Estes's The Hundred Dresses won a Newbery Honor in 1945 and has never been out of print since. At the heart of the story is Wanda Petronski, a Polish girl in a Connecticut school who is ridiculed by her classmates for wearing the same faded blue dress every day. Wanda claims she has one hundred dresses at home, but everyone knows she doesn't and bullies her mercilessly. The class feels terrible when Wanda is pulled out of the school, but by that time it's too late for apologies. Maddie, one of Wanda's classmates, ultimately decides that she is "never going to stand by and say nothing again."
|Target Audience Note:||
Text Difficulty 4
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
5.4 ATOS Level
Electronic reproduction. Boston : HMH Books for Young Readers, 2014. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 48713 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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